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Porfido Wins Chile Gr1 Ensayo

Thursday, 3rd November 2005

In South America, Gr1-winning 3YO colt Porfido (Mash One-Piazza Venezia, by Roy) "rallied late to score a neck victory in Chile's Gr1 Clasico El Ensayo (1st leg of the Chilean national Triple Crown) over 2400m on turf at Club Hipico, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Porfido (ridden by Luis Torres) "closed furiously in the stretch to surge past 3YO filly Crystallize & pacesetter Frente Ruso in a thrilling stretch drive". Porfido (bred & owned by Haras Sumaya) now has 6 wins in 11 starts (plus a placing in Chile's Gr1 Polla de Potrillas over 1700m at Santiago in late August).

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